2017 Competitions 

The 2017 competition is now closed.

Networking Evening

Friday 30th June 2017


The 12th CYA Conference will be held in Brisbane on Saturday 1st July 2017 at the TAFE Queensland Brisbane - South Bank Campus, 66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane.

Includes Awards Presentation for Competition Winners

This conference is aimed as professional development for new and established writers and illustrators of Children’s and Young Adult literature. Master classes and workshops will be conducted by authors, illustrators and industry professionals.




Our CYA success stories once again show cased that CYA Conference is making a difference in aspiring authors and illustrators in helping them on their road to publication.

Agents & Editors Sessions

Editor and agent appointments as well as a web site development critique will be held, these are 15 minute one-on-one style, work pre-read/previewed appointments.

The bookings for editor sessions are open until 7th June for all except Kristy Bushnell and Danielle Binks who will only close on 14th June. 


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